Ashley Welch and Matthew Fortney of Valley Head announce the birth of a daughter, born at 11:31 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Valley Head. The infant weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Brooklynn Nichole Fortney. Siblings include Joel. Paternal grandparents are Connie and Jerry Fortney of Valley Head. Maternal grandparents are Vickie and Thomas Holcomb of Summersville and Arden Welch Jr. of Valley Head. Great-grandparents are Carrie and Junior Louk of Beverly.